If you intend to trade shares on the ASX market, you need to download and read
the UBS Terms and Conditions and return a completed CHESS application form to
Direct Broking - to complete the CHESS application form please refer to the
We cannot accept a “W” form that has been corrected by hand or corrective
substances (twink, white-out etc). If any corrections need to be made to your
form, you must start over and complete a new copy of the form.
When completing a W-9 form, please ensure you write the date as Month DD YYYY
(e.g. January 1 2000) to avoid confusion between American and New Zealand date
When completing a W-9 form, if you have changed your surname, for instance, due
to marriage without informing the Social Security Administration of the name
change, you should enter your first name, the surname name shown on your social
security card and your new surname. You should then circle the parts of your
name that are associated with your social security number (your first name and
your previous surname).
While revocation of US citizenship documents provide useful insights into your
current status, we still need a W-8BEN to be completed by those who have
previous connections to the US.
We will not accept any "W" form that has been signed and dated more than 3
months prior to the date that the details of the form are recorded in our